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United Bankshares completes acquisition of Cardinal Financial Corp.

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United Bankshares Inc. has completed its acquisition of Tyson Corner-based Cardinal Financial Corp.

The deal, valued at $912 million when announced last year, is United’s tenth recent acquisition in the Washington, D.C., area. 

Cardinal had $4.3 billion in assets, boosting United’s total assets to more than $19 billion.

United has headquarters in Charleston, W.Va., and Washington, D.C.

With the addition of Cardinal’s 22 banking locations, United now has 145 full-service offices in Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and the District of Columbia.

United officials said the bank now ranks No. 1 in deposit market share among community banks in the Washington area.

As a result of the acquisition, Bernard H. Clineburg, Cardinal’s executive chairman, will join United’s board of directors.




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